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13 Online Education iPad Apps for 2013

Feb 26, 2013 Shanon Woodruff, Distance-Education.org Columnist | 0 Comments

The 2013 school season is in full swing and we wanted to take some time to share with you our choices for the top 13 education ipad apps for 2013. We understand that the iPad is becoming a crucial part of most student's toolbox, and with over 700,000 iPad apps it can be hard to find the ones that best fit their educational needs. So, we took to the App Store in search of the best iPad apps for students in 2013. During our search we found some really ones, from keeping you brain in shape to accessing the files on your PC from your iPad - it was hard to narrow it down but here is our| list of 13 iPad apps that are excellent resources for successfully keeping up with your hectic school schedule.

iTunes U
iTune U
The free iTunes U app gives you access to the world’s largest online catalog of free education content from leading institutions — on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.

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Translate Text into Spoken Word

TranslateText in Spoken Word
myLanguage is the premier language translation and learning community. We aim to change the traditional language translation and learning experience by providing applications that are fun, engaging and practical. myLanguage Translator, our flagship application, is the most popular crowd-sourced language translation application available for the iPhone & iPod Touch, with support for other mobile devices in the works.

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Fit Brains Trainer


Fit Brains Trainer

Fit Brains Trainer has been downloaded by more than 1.5 million people, and has been the #1 education app in more than 50 countries! Thank YOU for making us the TOP RANKED Brain Trainer app with more than 10K ratings averaging 4.5 stars worldwide! We appreciate your support and will be creating more great brain content in the near future!

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Molecules


Molecules

Molecules is an application for viewing three-dimensional renderings of molecules and manipulating them using your fingers. You can rotate the molecules by moving your finger across the display, zoom in or out by using two-finger pinch gestures, or pan the molecule by moving two fingers across the screen at once. These structures can be viewed in both ball-and-stick and spacefilling visualization modes.

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Dropbox




Dropbox lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Access any file you save to your Dropbox from all your computers, iPhone, iPad and even the Dropbox website!

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MyScript Calculator


MyScript Calculator

Easy, simple and intuitive, just write the mathematical expression on the screen then let MyScript technology perform its magic converting symbols and numbers to digital text and delivering the result in real time.
The same experience as writing on paper with the advantages of a digital device (Scratch-outs, results in real time.

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Calculator HD Pro


Calculator HD Pro

Calculator HD Pro Free features a dual-line display that updates live as you type, so you can keep track of both the input and result at the same time. Swipe right for scientific functions, swipe down for a history tape.

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Bamboo Paper Notebook

Bamboo Paper Notebook

Bamboo Paper, a notebook app designed to give you the best and most realistic inking experience on your iPad or iPad mini. Do more with your ideas - sketch or write them in an authentic paper-like digital notebook.

REALISTIC INKING
Feel in control of what you write or sketch with our responsive and fast inking that follows the movement of your hand.

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Adobe Reader


Adobe Reader

Adobe® Reader® is the free, trusted leader for reliably viewing and interacting with PDF documents across platforms and devices. Install the free Adobe Reader mobile app to work with PDF documents on your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Easily access, manage, and share a wide variety of PDF types, including PDF Portfolios, password-protected documents, fillable forms, and Adobe LiveCycle® rights-managed PDF.

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TED




The official TED app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch presents talks from some of the world's most fascinating people: education radicals, tech geniuses, medical mavericks, business gurus and music legends. Find more than 1,400 TEDTalk videos (with more added each week) on the official TED app -- now for both iPad and iPhone.

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Famous Quotes




What's a better way to waste your time than learning 10,513 new cool facts? Simply SHAKE the iPhone/iPod to move to the next fact. OR, Swipe left, swipe down, or tap the iPhone/iPod to move to the next fact. Swipe right, or swipe up to move to the previous fact. Did you know that a group of geese on the ground is a "gaggle", and a group of geese in the air is a "skein"? Did you know that like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different? Did you know that a cup of gasoline, when ignited, has the same explosive power as 5 dynamite sticks?

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Documents Free




iPhone's only light weight mobile office suite. This essential application allows you to edit and manage spreadsheet & text files on your iPhone. Works both online and offline. You can also synchronize files to your Google Documents account and open files on your PC or Mac.

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LogMeIn




Remotely control your PCs and Macs over WiFi/3G with the free LogMeIn app on your iPad or iPhone. It works with LogMeIn’s free award-winning software installed on as many computers as you like. You can remotely access your files, run your applications and control your desktops from anywhere. With everything at your fingertips, you’re finally free to go.

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